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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection




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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/6
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 166 mm, polychrome; faded red. 19th century British warship entering harbour.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.
Number of items: 1
Full description:

An unusual view of an early 19th century British warship with two gun decks, an armed quarter deck and an usually small stern. To the left, a steep cliff shelters a low-lying fort and to the right is a rocky hillock and a small fortification.

  • Height: 166mm
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